Creating Promising Futures Through Social Construction
Activities in 2017
Summer 2017 Article Series - See the article series at this link: Click Here.
May 10, 2017 - a 2 hour virtual global meeting and conversation. About 25 people joined. Presentation by Lenka Formankova, Czech Republic, on Relational Research of migrant families - possibilities and limits, techniques and approaches.
March 15, 2017 – a 2 hour virtual global meeting and conversation. About 40 people joined. Presentation by Monica Sesma on behalf of the Collaborative-Dialogic Research Project to collect and archive research on collaborative practices.
Activities in 2016
March 9 – 11, 2016 - The Second International - Relational Research Symposium
A Virtual Gathering - Conversations About Relational Research for Social Transformation
This three day (2 hours each day) virtual symposium was an experiment in online connections and meaning making. It was amazing with over 100 people participating. Ken Gergen, Sheila McNamee, and Harlene Anderson were the keynote speakers each session, following by small group dialogues and sharing.
September 14, 2016 – a 2 hour virtual global meeting and conversation. About 60 people joined. The focus for this gathering was to explore what relational research might look like and how to create an international network.
October 26, 2016 – a 2 hour virtual global meeting and conversation. About 40 people joined. The research group from Tenerife, Univ. Of Laguna presented their research work and reflections from their group of psychologists, teachers, and elementary school children involved in a collaborative construction on how to be in their classrooms. It is a living generative inquiry.